Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers 2021 – meet our all-star judging panel

Entries for Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers 2021 presented by Fujifilm have recently closed. We're thrilled to share the final judging panel of 37 leading photographers and industry professionals from Australia and around the globe. Many of those judging are recognised as leaders in their chosen field of specialisation, and we're beyond thrilled to have such an unbelievably high-calibre group helping to determine Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers. Judging and shortlisting will commence shortly.

Now in its 13th year, the competition has uncovered and helped boost the careers of numerous aspiring and emerging photographers in Australia and New Zealand.

L to R: © Steve Wise, Art Streiber, Greg Gorman, Robert Coppa.
L to R: © Steve Wise, Art Streiber, Greg Gorman, Robert Coppa.

2021 judging panel

Abigail Varney –
Adam Ferguson –
Adrian Cook –
Alex Cearns –
Anthony McKee –
Art Streiber –
Ashley Gilbertson –
Belinda Richards –
Cade Martin –
Daniel Berehulak –
Ed Kashi –
Gary Knight –
Greg Gorman –
Ignacio Palacios –
Jason Ierace –
John Gollings –
John Stanmeyer –
Leah King-Smith –
Michael Cook –
Michael Grecco –
Mridula Amin –
Paul Hoelen –
Paula Bronstein –
Ponch Hawkes –
Rachel Mounsey –
Randal Ford –
Renee Byer –
Richard Wood –
Robert Coppa –
Sally Brownbill –
Sarah Rhodes –
Sean Izzard –
Steve Wise –
Tajette O’Halloran –
Tim Griffith –
Tony Hewitt –
William Long –

Head to the Profile section of the website to see a selection of work by this unbelievably talented bunch!


Our sponsors

Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers is brought to you by our major sponsor Fujifilm, along with the following category sponsors: The Brownbill Effect, Cyclorama Projects, Nisi Filters, Spicers, WD, SanDisk, and BenQ.